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Toys to LOVE (and an excuse to go to Target)

When my son was born late 2014, I told myself I wasn’t going to buy him too many toys.  Well, I that resolve went to the wind as soon as I realized that it was fun buying stuff for my little boy.   400 more words

Delaying kindergarten until age 7 offers key benefits to kids — study - The Washington Post

***Transforming Education Series: Early Childhood Education***

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          Sometimes I just want to sigh and shake my head because we still don’t get it–kids should be learning through play at least until the age of 8. 106 more words

Why an elastic band on my wrist is helping my child become more resilient!

Be honest.

Have you ever gone a single day without complaining?


Okay, I’ll own up. I’m constantly complaining. I know…we all complain. But there are days that I just feel myself being sucked into a rabbit hole—sometimes I just complain in support of friend’s complaints. 661 more words


For the love of Toy Libraries

Most people who know me know that I’m pretty passionate about my local toy library… to the point where I’ve been a committee member for about 3 years (including holding the Secretary and President roles). 676 more words

Hand Eye Co-ordination

Containers and the Mandela Day Library Project

In 2011, Breadline Africa, a non-profit organisation focusing on early childhood development (ECD), in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, launched a simple yet innovative idea to address the lack of learning resources in underprivileged areas. 544 more words


New Study Finds Link Between Infant Handheld #ScreenTime and Speech Delays

As tech devices extend into social spaces, it’s not uncommon to see toddlers and even babies along with their parents staring into separate handheld screens. A new… 494 more words


Book review: Early childhood education for Muslim children

Note: My colleague Hasina Ebrahim from South Africa invited me to review her insightful book as it was being published in late 2016. I was honoured to have the opportunity to review it and comment on its contribution to the field. 689 more words

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